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Dead of Summer 

In 1989, school is out for the summer. When Camp Stillwater's dark, ancient mythology awakens, what was supposed to be a summer of fun soon turns into one of unforgettable scares and evil at every turn.
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Series cast summary:
Elizabeth Mitchell ...  Deb Carpenter 10 episodes, 2016
Elizabeth Lail ...  Amy Hughes 10 episodes, 2016
Alberto Frezza ...  Deputy Garrett Sykes / ... 10 episodes, 2016
Mark Indelicato ...  Blair Ramos 10 episodes, 2016
Ronen Rubinstein ...  Alex Powell 10 episodes, 2016
Paulina Singer ...  Jessie Tyler 10 episodes, 2016
Zelda Williams ...  Drew Reeves 10 episodes, 2016
Eli Goree ...  Joel Goodson 9 episodes, 2016
Amber Coney ...  Carolina Diaz / ... 9 episodes, 2016
Andrew J. West ...  Damon 6 episodes, 2016
Derradji Kaci ...  Parker / ... 6 episodes, 2016
Charles Mesure ...  Sheriff Heelan 5 episodes, 2016
Tony Todd ...  Tall Man / ... 5 episodes, 2016
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Set in the late 1980s, school is out for the summer, and a sun-drenched season of firsts beckons the counselors at Camp Stillwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp, including first loves, first kisses - and first kills. Stillwater's dark, ancient mythology awakens, and what was supposed to be a summer of fun soon turns into one of unforgettable scares and evil at every turn. Written by Freeform

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28 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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Dead of Summer: Un été maudit See more »

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'Scream' is to MTV as 'Dead of Summer' is to Freeform
29 June 2016 | by ezzie-95174See all my reviews

Not going to lie, but I really thought this was going to bomb. Not in reviews, but in execution. And it was surprisingly good--almost great. I watched both episodes 1 & 2, and trust me, it may have cliché' aesthetic but it puts a refreshing spin on it. It is comprised of a lot of 80s horror movie easter eggs so look out for those. It's good to see Zachary Gordon acting in something decent, and to see Tony Todd (for anyone born later in the 90s, a.k.a Candyman) on the small screen. The characters all have archetypes that we're familiar with, but with motivations the show has yet to dabble with. Not to mention I couldn't tell it was set in the 80s until I saw the ol' camcorder. So far I'm keeping this series on my recommend list. You want something dramatic, yet not overbearingly serious, (and you're not butthurt about "cliches") give this a shot.


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